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The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) is a professional organization with more than 2,000 individual and company members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and FABTECH International / AWS Welding Show. The official publications of FMA include - The FABRICATOR®, TPJ -The Tube & Pipe Journal®, STAMPING Journal®, and Practical Welding Today®. FMA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA).

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January 20, 2016
FMA report shows fabricators, job shops facing uncertainty
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl. (FMA), Rockford, Ill., has released the Q4 2015 "Forming & Fabricating Job Shop Consumption Report."...
January 20, 2016
Networking opportunities abound at FMA Annual Meeting
Executives in the metal fabricating and processing community will enjoy more than 12 hours of dedicated networking time during The FABRICATOR®’s...
January 11, 2016
Washington insider to address political and technological trends in business at FMA Annual Meeting
Gene Marks, nationally acclaimed author and commentator, will give the keynote address at the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® Annual...
December 22, 2015
Fab shop customer mix: Hitting the right spot
Interest rates are rising, oil prices are falling, and energy and agriculture equipment sectors continue to struggle. What's next for fabricators in 2016? The news isn't all bad, really, depending on a shop's mix of services, technology, talent, and customers.
December 15, 2015
Workforce challenges: Can’t we all just get along?
Talk to managers in metal fabrication and they’ll probably tell you they have trouble finding “good” people. In fact, they usually don’t say “skilled” people. So what’s the difference?
December 9, 2015
Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs foundation awards manufacturing scholarships
Fifteen students pursuing careers in manufacturing each earned $2,500 or $3,500 toward their postsecondary studies from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs®...
December 8, 2015
CNA leader elected to FMA’s Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs foundation
Franklin Maccotan, director and industry leader of manufacturing for commercial insurance writer CNA, has been elected to serve as a director for a...
December 3, 2015
Manufacturing Day 2015 helps change perception of industry
Manufacturing DaySM 2015, including all events scheduled throughout the year, has far exceeded expectations of scale and impact, reaching more than...
December 2, 2015
Metal fabrication in 2016: Diversification proves its worth
2015 has been a tale of two markets—commodities and everything else. Demand for food, fuel, and materials is suffering and prices are dropping. But low prices in these areas are spurring growth elsewhere. Many predict this tale to continue into 2016.
December 1, 2015
Fabricators & Manufacturers Association to move headquarters to Elgin, Ill.
The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA) announced today plans to move its headquarters office and operations from Rockford,...
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